The Journey across Southern Island

The Journey across Southern Island by Alexander Opicho Short Story The year is none other than 2017 December. In fact, three days to the end of December. The mood is obviously festive as usual, Christmas hangover extending into the anxieties that go with expectations...

What Now? All photos & winners

What now? PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST We are constantly bombarded with fairly awful news from around the world. Things feel less certain for a lot of people than they did even 3 or 5 or 10 years ago. So what are you going to do about it? What now? What now for you as an...

Evan Mwangi’s ‘Quenya’ word is Derogatory to the Gender-Fluids

Evan Mwangi’s ‘Quenya’ word is Derogatory to the Gender-Fluids by Alexander Opicho article Professor Evan Mwangi finished reviewing Professor’s Mutongi’s new book, Matatu: a history of popular transportation in Nairobi, by remarking that; ‘matatus are as queer as the...

My Two Mothers

My two Mothers by Nyar Afrika short story “You are disgrace to the family!” “It has been 25 years father! 25 years!” “I don’t care. She is a slut. You are a slut too!” I hear raised voices coming from my grandfather’s...

Exposed

Exposed by Nyar Afrika short story I feel her eyes on me, staring, gauging, taking me in. I look at her through the corner of my eye, obviously trying to be subtle about it so as to get a good view of her. In as much as this club is dimly lit, I take in her feature...